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Jun 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hall Begins Tenure as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Following a national search, Rakin Hall—a higher education expert with more than 20 years of success and strategic management at institutions such as the University of Utah and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)—was appointed vice president for Enrollment Management. Hall’s...

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

Daijah Patton Apr 7, 2020 8:00 pm

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

As an Arcadia Ambassador and an enrollment management student worker, Scarlet and Grey Day is a huge day for me and the rest of my lovely Admissions office. With the ceasing of face-to-face contact due to COVID-19, this Arcadia tradition was transformed to a pretty awesome platform. As...

View of Glenside sign at the Glenside train station with a SEPTA train behind it

Omar Odom Feb 5, 2020 4:26 pm

The Benefits of Being a Part-Time Commuter

After graduating with my associate’s degree in Liberal Arts at the Community College of Philadelphia, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted from my university education. I was positive that I wanted to be a Creative Writing major. I had trouble keeping up with 3+ classes at once, so part-time...

Erica Rosenthal Dec 12, 2019 12:14 pm

A Guide to Checking Out Arcadia Before You Commit

When I was looking at schools to apply to, what stood out to me about Arcadia were the many events they held for prospective students. Of course these events are designed to persuade students to choose Arcadia, and in my case, they worked. I especially appreciated the different views I got of...

Ambassadors at castle

Lashanna Bryant Oct 16, 2019 9:53 am

5 Reasons to Be Excited About Open House

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Nicholas Schiavo May 29, 2019 11:23 am

Bradley Malles, Prospective Student

“Bradley is here and waiting for you in the Castle!” was the message I received during the break of my “Applied Logic” Philosophy class. I’d hosted two overKnight guests before, so I was no stranger to the flow of events and the jitters of meeting prospective students and their families. Bradley...

First-gen college students

Jasmin Ramirez Apr 1, 2019 2:40 pm

First-gen Students—You Can Do It

Lately, I’ve been trying to backtrack my mind to when I was a high school senior. I know—I’m being a little dramatic since it was only about a year and a half ago, but it feels like ages! I remember the pressure and confusion that came with filling out applications. Pressure because I knew I not...

Jan 21, 2019 Collene Pernicello

Fall 2019 Academic Preview Day

Incoming Fall 2019 first-year and transfer students are invited to spend the morning on campus learning more about academics at Arcadia University.  This program will give incoming students and their families an opportunity to learn more about majors and pre-professional programs and hear from...

Feb 16, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll

Arcadia University was named to Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)’s 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes excellence in community college transfer pathways. Honorees will be celebrated at the PTK Catalyst, a centennial convention held in Kansas City, Mo. from April 19 to 21. Phi Theta Kappa is an...

Olivia Armacost Feb 16, 2018 5:25 am

In Control— or Controlled?

“I am the one thing in life I can control.” Riding the train back to Arcadia for my second semester, this phrase found its way into my mind and lingered (courtesy of the superb lyrics of Lin Manuel Miranda and the ever-powerful delivery of Leslie Odom Jr. in Hamilton). A simple-but-true doctrine...

Jun 12, 2017 Courtney Wright

Arcadia-themed Graduation Cap Submissions